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DRDO successfully flight-tests RudraM-II missile from Su-30 MK-I off Odisha coast

DRDO successfully flight-tests RudraM-II missile from Su-30 MK-I off Odisha coast

New Delhi, May 29 (UNI) The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully flight-tested the RudraM-II Air-to-Surface missile from Su-30 MK-I platform of the Indian Air Force (IAF) off the coast of Odisha at around 1130 hours.The flight-test met all the trial objectives, validating the propulsion system and control and guidance algorithm, a Defence Ministry statement said.
The performance of the missile has been validated from the flight data captured by range tracking instruments like electro-optical systems, radar and telemetry stations deployed by Integrated Test Range, Chandipur at various locations, including the on-board ship.
RudraM-II is an indigenously-developed solid-propelled air-launched missile system meant for air-to-surface role to neutralise many types of enemy assets.
A number of state-of-the-art indigenous technologies developed by various DRDO laboratories have been incorporated in the missile system.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO, IAF and industry on the successful test-flight of RudraM-II.
The successful test has consolidated the role of the RudraM-II system as a force multiplier to the Armed Forces, he said.
Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Samir V Kamat also complimented the DRDO team for their untiring efforts and contribution culminating into the successful flight test.
UNI RBE KK

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